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Bringing in August with Blueberries

Reaping these opaque orbs takes little effort and proves a therapeutic pastime. Blueberries, like grapes, grow in tight clusters, making for efficient picking, about six pints per hour to be exact. Recipe ideas for blueberries usually come in the form … Continue reading

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Restaurant Review: Myers + Chang

Enter Myers + Chang and find yourself in a world of bubbly whimsy. Pink and white clusters of Chinese lanterns bobble along one wall of the restaurant’s bright and charming interior. Opposite this wall stands a long bar top where … Continue reading

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Take a Nap from Paper Napkins

As a food stylist I can never have too many cute, floral, and colorful dishtowels and napkins to decorate a set.  I recently received these Saffron Marigold napkins as a gift and felt I had to share how much I … Continue reading

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Informing on the Cranberry

The cranberry is arguably the most American food (other than apple pie, but that’s a whole different story). All varieties of cranberries grow only in the Northern Hemisphere, and the most common eaten variety of them grows primarily in the … Continue reading

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Apple Ginny

As I welcome the change into winter with open, fleece-covered arms, I realize that most are reluctant to see the summer is being set aside to cool. As autumn does creep in, this spritely drink will help you hold onto … Continue reading

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Bon for Me, Bon for You

In a town on the precipice of foodie-dom, Boston’s winding streets are even starting to see the likes of good eats.  Over the past year, a whole slew of new food trucks, vans, and carts have begun humming.  A new … Continue reading

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Jim’s Tomatillo Salsa

This delicious and very green (and I mean the color not the fad) recipe was passed on via my great uncle, Jim.  It’s a must try this time of year when tomatillos are in the height of their ripening.  Interestingly, … Continue reading

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The Sand Man

A guest blog by, Beau Schwab                       As a recent college graduate I have found myself trying to broaden my horizons as a cook. However, I feel it is very … Continue reading

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A Touch of the Blues

3 weeks at Camp Tanamakoon in Ontario, Canada, a 3-day canoe trip, multiple hours of swimming in lung-paralyzingly cold lake water, and approximately 200 camp songs later I was at the tender age of 10 and highly vulnerable to homesickness.  … Continue reading

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Collaboration in Cooking

One year ago I was shopping in the Newton Whole Foods in Boston, buying the citrus fruit Buddha’s Hand for a marmalade recipe I would be testing.  While checking out, a woman tapped me on the shoulder and asked what … Continue reading

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